Monday, December 18, 2017
The Black Madonna
by Toni Truesdale
The beautiful dark Madonna comes down to us
from the our beginnings.
She has many names: Ana, Tiamat, Isis, Cybele,
Demeter, Sheba, Mary Magdalene,
Mary, mother of Christ,
Maya, mother of Buddha,
Fatima’ daughter of Mohammed,
Nana Bakula, Spider Woman, First Woman,
Parvati, Oxum, Corn Maiden, Eurzuli,
Oya, Morrigan, Ishtar,Tara, Gaia, Saule, Amaterasu,
She is of the earth and the sky;
She is our mother and our mother’s mother, and so on
to the very first spark of life,
She is always,The Great Mother.
She is us. We are she.